There’s a lot going on, to be sure, what with the whole potential war with Iran due to the assassination-by-drone of General Soleimani; which kind-of accidentally, and tragically, led to 176 passenger deaths; but it certainly caused you to think about something other than impeachment or Ukraine or entire portions of Australia burning off.
But a lot has been happening that’s smaller, too; things that don’t affect the entire country or world as a whole, thus It fails to notice. It should, because in fact it was not just Mitch McConnell’s refusal to vote on President Obama’s Supreme Court Justice pick, but a wait-for-our-guy gamble (which paid off, too, btw) to stack the 114 vacancies they had backlogged by refusing to seat any judicial nominees the last year of Obama’s presidency.
In addition to that judiciary system, there’s also the immigration system: we’ve read (less lately) about kids in cages and deplorable conditions, but some immigration judges are leaving due to job conditions, and it’s the whole system.
Then we have the environment, from regulatory rollbacks to silencing scientists, there’s not a piece of publicly-owned land they wouldn’t like to sell off, to say nothing of the little things like mpg standards for vehicle emissions or repealing the clean water rule (all the while boasting we have ‘the cleanest air and water‘).
If all that’s enough, the man is also looking to put his stamp on the postal service, though thankfully, not on a stamp (yet):